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Thread: SF Positivity Cover Art Thread
October 14th, 2011, 11:55 AM #31
Just a little housekeeping, folks --
1) Try to keep the images at a manageable size smaller than 1200x800. Lots of folks are viewing the forums on laptops with somewhat smaller screens and some of us even pop in on our smart phones.
2) Give a quick look-over of the thread before posting a new image to be sure the one you want to post hasn't been posted already. Ahem...Vinge's Children of the Sky (This is coming from somebody who is guilty of the crime himself, no cookies for me!)
3) Try not to pull the cover again in a response when quoting, MOST especially if you are responding directly below the cover/image you like.
A recent cover I quite like is Stephan Martinieri's cover for David Weber's hokey but fun Out of the Dark:
Also like Picacio's cover for Ian McDonald's Planesrunner publishing shortly with Pyr:
October 14th, 2011, 12:08 PM #32
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October 24th, 2011, 06:50 PM #35
It takes something a little unusual for me to get interested in a planet SF cover, but I like the colors and design of this one for Paul McAuley's In the Mouth of the Whale:
This one is a good graphics one for the post-apoc The Games by Ted Kosmatka:
Totally awesome zombie post-apoc cover for The Panama Laugh by Thomas S. Roche:
Nice graphic cover for New Wave SF: Thomas World by Richard Cox:
Tobias Bucknell's environmental SF Artic Rising:
Bruce Sterling's short story collection, Gothic High Tech:
November 8th, 2011, 06:18 PM #36
Saw this one today at Westeros, Blue Remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds:
November 8th, 2011, 09:34 PM #37
November 9th, 2011, 08:10 AM #38
The Hyperscape Project
My W.I.P. (Love all the covers here!)
November 9th, 2011, 01:14 PM #39
November 13th, 2011, 11:42 PM #40
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November 24th, 2011, 06:01 AM #41
The cover for Anne McCaffrey's Crystal Singer, done by Michael Whelan. I saw it and I bought it straight after.
And I like the simplicity of this cover for Philip K. Dick's Counter-Clock World:
November 24th, 2011, 02:37 PM #42
December 9th, 2011, 03:26 AM #43
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Thanks everyone for the cover-art uploads. i had nt seen some of these. the Leviathan Wakes [post #3,] great.
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December 13th, 2011, 08:10 AM #44
December 13th, 2011, 08:14 AM #45
My favourites of recent years are the covers Gollancz were using before the SF Masterworks series. They were nice and simple with rounded corners on the books...